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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Free Flu Shots Available

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Getting vaccinated is more important than ever this flu season. Vaccination will help keep hospitals from being overwhelmed by flu patients while they also care for those with COVID-19.

Vaccinations are available to everyone age 6 months and older. No appo...

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Download the flyers (English & Spanish) COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: September 17, 2020

City of Concord Awards Grants to 130 Small Businesses

Small Business Grant Program

The City of Concord released the results of the Small Business Grant Program which will provide $5,000 grants through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES)...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Tools to Keep You Informed

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The City of Concord is committed to keeping its residents, businesses and visitors safe and informed, especially when it comes to communicating about emergencies.

The City has a number of communications vehicles through which City staff and the Concord Pol...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: August 5, 2020

City Offers Grant Funding for Concord's Small Businesses

Small Business Grant Program

The City of Concord has created its own Small Business Grant Program, which will provide $5,000 grants through CARES Act funding for 130 local small businesses that have experienced a negative financial impact from the global pandemic.  

Recipient...

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City of Concord Small Business Grant Program COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: July 13, 2020

New Closures Ordered for Contra Costa

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Contra Costa County is one of at least 30 counties that have remained on the California Department of Public Health’s county monitoring list for three or more consecutive days. In response, Governor Newsom has ordered that the following business...
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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: June 30, 2020

County Delays Reopening Timeline

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Contra Costa Health Services has announced that it will postpone its COVID-19 reopening timeline.

Prior to this announcement, CCHS had planned to allow bars, personal services not involving close contact with the face, indoor dining, gyms and fitness cente...

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June 29 Press Release COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Reopening Dates Announced

Contra Costa Health Services has released additional information about when various activities and businesses are expected to get the green light to reopen. In a chart titled "Contra Costa County’s Road Ahead for Our Community," the he...

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Reopenings to Date (June 8, 2020) COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Updated Health Order Loosens Restrictions

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Contra Costa County residents may again enjoy outdoor swimming pools, outdoor seating at restaurants and dog parks under an updated health order. The order, effective at 5 p.m. on June 5, also allows for outdoor religious services of up to 100 people, ind...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Retail Stores & Suppliers to Reopen

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Thanks to progress made in containing the spread of COVID-19, Contra Costa County will relax restrictions in its shelter-in-place order to allow retail stores and their suppliers to reopen.

On May 19 at 6 a.m., retail stores in Contra Costa County may offe...

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Contra Costa County's COVID-19 Website COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Listos CA Offers Multilingual Tip Sheets

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The Listos (Ready) California Preparedness campaign’s Public Health Tip Sheets are now available in multiple languages and can be accessed on the City’s new Listos resources web page. In addition to these tools, people can also find re...
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Tip Sheets & Resources COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Health Order Still in Effect

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Contra Costa Health Services has announced that its May 4 Health Order extending the shelter-in-place order remains in effect. While the order eased restrictions on activities such as construction projects, real estate transactions, and outdoor businesses...

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Health Department FAQs COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Stay-Home Order Extended to May 31

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Seven Bay Area public health departments, including Contra Costa Health Services, have extended the existing shelter-in-place orders through May 31.

The new orders ease restrictions on construction projects, real estate transactions, outdoor businesses, an...

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County Health Orders COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: April 27, 2020

New Resources for Local Businesses

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its historic economic disruption, the City of Concord has implemented a variety of new programs and resources to help sustain and support local businesses. As the risks of COVID-19 heightened in March, Concord was among the ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Concord Urges Residents to Use Parks Responsibly

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As springtime temperatures begin to rise and people are eager to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, Concord officials are reminding residents to follow local health orders requiring social distancing of at least six feet.

All City parks remain closed for ...

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City Park Dos & Don'ts COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Stay Home Order Extended to May 3

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Health officials in Contra Costa County and six other Bay Area communities have officially extended the current stay-at-home order through May 3, 2020 in an effort to  preserve critical hospital capacity across the region.

The previous order was s...

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COVID-19 Information from the City of Concord COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Concord City Council Takes Steps to Protect the Vulnerable

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Concord, Calif. (March 26, 2020) – The Concord City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to enact a temporary moratorium on evictions and rent increases, for both residential and commercial properties, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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More details about the moratorium COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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The City of Concord understands that the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order may present financial challenges for local businesses. To help mitigate these challenges, the City has created the COVID-19 Business Resources page, which highlights a variety of res...

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Business Resources Page COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Concord Declares State of Emergency

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Concord City Manager Valerie Barone today declared a local state of emergency in response to the public health crisis resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The City also opened its emergency operations center (EOC) at the lowest activation l...

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Full press release COVID-19 NEWS